Rocky Reach Discovery Center

Rocky Reach Café

Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or a freshly-baked treat for purchase. Open Tuesday - Friday 9:30am – 2pm.
Check out our Menu for all of our options!

Upcoming Events and Programs

  • May 13: Kids Fest - 10am - 1pm
  • May 22 - June 2:  River of Power
  • June 19-23: Hydro STEM Career Academy - Register and learn more here
  • Summer Science Adventure: July 5-7 Kindergarten -1st graders and July 19-21 2nd graders - 3rd graders. All classes will be held from 9 - 11:30am. Call (509)661-8437 to learn more and to register.
  • September 21 – 23 Wenatchee River Salmon Festival at Rocky Reach Dam
  • September 30: Lake Chelan Informational Cruise 10am - 1pm. Call (509) 661-8437 to learn more and register.
  • October 28: Fall Harvest Round-up at Rocky Reach Dam Park and Discovery Center: 1 - 4pm
  • November 18, December 2 and 16: 11am - 1 pm; Holiday Circuits: Drop-in Makerspace Workshop
    • Join us for Holiday Circuits: Drop-in Makerspace Workshop at the Rocky Reach Discovery Center on November 18, December 2, and December 16 from 11am-1pm to learn about and play with circuits, then decorate and create a holiday craft to take home. Afterward, the fun continues while you check out the Discovery Center's four floors of exhibits, games, and holiday lights through light spectrum glasses. Admission is free

Playground, Park Shelters and Special Events

Adjacent to the Discovery Center and powerhouse are 17 acres of award-winning lawns and gardens, playground equipment, picnic shelters, arboretum, turbine exhibit, horseshoe pits and pergola. Fun awaits!

For information about events and weddings, and park shelter reservation questions, please call (509) 663-7522.

Field Trips and Class Visits

The Discovery Center is designed to inspire and challenge students of all ages. Learn about Centrifugal and Centripetal Energy, Open and Closed Circuits, Electromagnetic Spectrum, Center of Gravity, PSI and Hydrostatic Pressure, External and Internal Fish Anatomy, Columbia River History, Magnetic Energy and more! Contact Bob Bauer, Education & Outreach Specialist, at 509-661-4939 to schedule your class visit.

Volunteer Opportunities

If you enjoy being with people and sharing our message of clean, renewable, reliable energy, we have a place for you as a Discovery Center Ambassador. If interested, please call 509-661-8437 to learn more.